phpList 3.3.8 released: New Dashboard


phpList 3.3.8 is now available to install, and introduces a redesigned dashboard, one other feature, and six minor improvements.
See the Download page for installation and upgrade instructions.

Changes in this release

Re-designed Dashboard

This release includes a New Dashboard that is redesigned to conveniently summarise campaign statistics, as well as connects you directly to the manual chapters that can help you get started. The plan is to add more widgets to the dashboard in future, adding summaries of other frequently used statistics.

Features and Usability Changes

  1. Add an option to config file to disable the updater and its notifications — see the pull request.
  2. Change the number of “recently visited” pages from 6 to 3.
  3. Link the phpList logo on the Updater page to the phpList admin dashboard.
  4. Add autofocus to the email field of the login page.


  1. Command line signature is displayed twice — thanks to Duncan, see the pull request.
  2. Fix MySQL formatted dates that always have the month in English to make them use the selected interface language — thanks to Duncan, see the pull request.
  3. Fix saving a new template with the same name: this no longer shows a success message when saving in fact failed


This release is the work of Duncan Cameron, Philip Day, Michael Altfield, Daniel Aleksandersen and other Open Source community members, as well as phpList Ltd. developers.
To get involved in phpList development, check out the developer resources pages.


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  1. Thanks for the Update, it’s awesome to have such a great Software as Open Source.

    However, anyone upgrading might consider the following:
    – backup your class.phpmailer.php file from /admin/phpmailer as it will be overwritten, upload your file after upgrade is complete.
    – you may need to re-install some plugins (at least I needed to re-install the autoresponder and viewbrowser plugin; the data still had been there)

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